Chief of Party at Creative Associates International

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Chief of PartyRef Id: CHIEF01191 Location: Abuja, NigeriaJob Type: Full-TimePosition SummaryCreative Associates seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for a USAID-funded project, Northern Education Initiative Plus (NEI+), that seeks to improve access and quality of education for school-aged children in Northern Nigeria.The COP provides overall technical and administrative leadership and expertise for the project’s activity and serves as the primary liaison with the donor and host government on management and technical matters.Reporting & Supervision:The COP will report directly to the project director at headquarters and will supervise project staff.Primary ResponsibilitiesOversee the overall management and implementation of project activity;Supervise activity implementation and ensure the activity meets stated goals and reporting requirements;Actively engage key stakeholders and other education partners including DFID, UNICEF and the Global Partnership for Education and other USAID-funded implementing partners;Interact with numerous Government of Nigeria institutions and senior-level government officials; andManage a diverse team to deliver impact within agreed timelines. 

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